Brazilian star Anderson Oliviera was born in Porto Alegre in his homeland and he started his football career in the youth team at Gremio. Anderson rose through the youth ranksat Gremio before making his first team debut for the club. He scored a crucial goal for Gremio against Nauticoduring the Brazilian Serie B playoffs to earn his team promotion to the Brazilian Serie A.
Anderson spent 18 months at FC Porto before Premier League giants Manchester United in the summer of 2007. During his time with the Red Devils, Anderson won four Premier League titles, two FA Community Shields, one League Cup title, one FIFA Club World Cup title as well asone UEFA Champions League title. Anderson was part of the Manchester United squad that beat Premier League rivals Chelsea to win the 2007/08 Champions League title.
The exit of Sir Alex Ferguson as the Manchester United manager affected Anderson at the club. He fell out of favour as a result before leaving on loan for Italian team Fiorentinaduring the second half of the 2013/14 season. He returned toInternacional in his native Brazil in January 2015. Anderson signed for fellow Brazilian team Coritiba in 2017 before returning to European football to play for Adana Demirspor in the Turkish league in 2018. The midfielder spent on year with Adana Demirspor before announcing his retirement at the age of 31.
Anderson made his debut for the Selecao of Brazil at the 2007 Copa America tournament won by his team. He was also part of the Brazilian team that finished with bronze medal at the football event of the 2008 Olympic Games.